It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Jerold (Jerry) F. Ridley on Feb.1, 2018 surrounded by family and friends from complications of Parkinson’s disease.
Jerry was born on May 15, 1933. He was raised from age 5 until his death in 2018 in Northern CA. He attended Burlingame High, San Jose State and served in the 11th Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. He then took over his family business at age 32 as the president of F.B. Ridley Power Tool Inc. and managed it for over 50 yrs.
His passion was sports and he excelled in nearly all of them with perhaps, the illusive game of golf. He is survived by Susan, his wife of 40 yrs, Marilyn Ridley, Mother of his children, Donna Ridley Baker, Kevin J. Ridley, Marc S. Ridley and Robynn Ridley Myers, 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, brother Greg Ridley and his beloved dog Gracie.
God saw that you were getting tired and a cure was not meant to be, so He put his arms around you and said “Come with me.”
A celebration of his life will be announced at a future date.